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CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 1:00am EST
, what we are going to talk about today is "america for sale," which is in the first week of sales. we just got notified it will come november 1st, be on "the new york times" best-seller list debuting at number 11. so we are very pleased with the success of the book, and thank you for coming out today. we will have about half an hour on want to present the book is about and then take some questions from you at the end of that time. i wrote a "america for sale" as a clarion call for action. the whole idea is to understand the circumstances that are going on right now in terms of the compromise of the united states sovereignty by what's happening to the dollar with deficits budget to be positive so the last third of this book is solutions. what we can do as a subtitle says fighting new world order, surviving the global depression and preserving u.s. sovereignty. so the themes of this book at the last third or to give solutions and call to action for how we can organize our lives, how we can organize politically in order to fight back to say no to a global new deal. now, to get everyone's
ABC
Nov 24, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- ? >> final session. after a ninth war council meeting, the president is ready to make a decision on afghanistan. >>> crib danger. the biggest recall ever after several children died. what parents need to look for. >>> and suffering in silence. doctors thought he was unconscious for two decades. but he was alert all along. >> it's tuesday, november 24th, 2009. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. abc news learned overnight that president obama will announce his decision on whether to send more troops to afghanistan in a matter of days. >> that came after a final meeting of his war council in a rare, evening meeting in the situation room. here's our martha raddatz. >> reporter: since the end of august, the president has met week after week, to explore details of a plan that officials tell abc news will likely call for between 30,000 to 40,000 additional u.s. troops. and several thousand nato troops on top of that. >> this is the most thorough, the most sustained, the most thoughtful process i have ever seen. >> reporter: but fun
CNN
Nov 29, 2009 1:00pm EST
of knnovell before he took on google. i've assumed this was an area where america remained head and shoulders above the world. that's where our future lies, how we'll create new jobs for the future. over the last few months i've been having second thoughts. i've been reading these new studies that use not polls of experts but hard data and they suggest that america's lead is slipping. in fact, one with of them looks at the degree to which countries are adjusting and improving their research technology and regulatory policies to stay competitive. and it finds that the united states has made the least progress of the 36 nations in four regions studied. you can go to our website for the actual studies. consider the three most important technologies in alternative energy that are likely to yield big payoffs -- solar, wind and battery power. america doesn't measure up to asia in any of the three. take solar energy. japan and china each have three of the top ten companies in that field. america has only two. let's be clear. america still dominates the world of innovation by any measure, but the res
CNN
Nov 29, 2009 5:00pm EST
google. innovation has always been on my mind. i've assumed this was an area where america remained head and shoulders above the world. that's where our future lies, how we'll move up the value chain and reuate new jobs for the future. over the last few months i've been having second thoughts. i've been reading these new studies that use not polls of experts but hard data and they suggest that america's lead is slipping. in fact, one of them looks at the degree to which countries are adjusting and improving their research technology and regulatory policies to stay competitive. and it finds that the united states has made the least progress of the 36 nations in four regions studied. you can go to our website for the actual studies. consider the three most important technologies in alternative energy that are likely to yield big payoffs -- solar, wind and battery power. america doesn't measure up to asia in any of the three. take solar energy. japan and china each have three of the top ten companies in that field. america has only two. let's be clear. america still dominates the world of i
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2009 9:00am EST
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ABC
Nov 25, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> washington gets dressed up for the obama's first state dinner. stars from hollywood and baliwood. and special menus for the guest of honor. >>> flying sick. why dprs expect a resurgence of swine flu. >>> and last dancer. a surprise win on "dancing with the stars." see who had the best moves on this wednesday, november 25th, 2009. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. well, it was the hottest ticket in washington last night. the first state dinner of the obama administration. the dinner honoring india's prime minister had plenty of traditional prompt and protocol. but the obamas spiced things up with the guest list and the menu. viviana hurtado has more on the star-spangled night. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. the white house wanted everything, the menu, the colors, the entertainment to be the best of the u.s. and india. the president and first lady greeted their most important guest, the prime minister of india and his wife, at their first state dinner. the toast began hindi. then, with lifted glasses, bot
WHUT
Nov 23, 2009 7:00am EST
in the climate change summit. china, america, and india still undecided. leaders will get what is needed. india's economy gives it more global clout. we will be looking at what that means when its prime minister meets president obama. the man in charge of britain's iraq war inquiry promises a full account. more than a dozen missing after sunday's disaster in indonesia. officials say the vessel was overloaded. >> it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, and 11:00 p.m. in the australian capital, where the prime minister has been speaking to the bbc about next month's climate change summit. it is billed as a make or break even the leaders of india, china, and america have not bought their ticket yet. without them, what is possible? >> we're working toward a copenhagen agreement. this is a tough process. forging an agreement across so many different countries is a difficult process. having discussed this atlanta with the prime minister of denmark, the president of the united states, and some discussions with the chinese president, we have the capacity to lead an agreement at copenhagen. one
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 7:30am EST
america. she's our voice. >> why is that, can you explain for about that. >> everything she says, pertains to the middle people, she is dynamic, she is for middle america. she is... knows the issues. and i think that she is going to represent us more than we apt. >> when you say middle america, what do you mean. >> just the commoners. people who don't know where to go, to get information. don't know where to go, to have representation. i think that she will be their voice. >> and did you vote for mccain-palin in '08. >> by all means, i did. i did. >> so why do you think they didn't win the election? >> i think there was too much outside influence and i don't think that she was given the opportunity. i think there were too many people that were strategizing and kept her from speaking out. >> a number of people i talked to seem to be upset about how she is treated by the media. would you agree and what would you say about that. >> i think she was treated unfairly. i think that she should have been able to speak more openly, and, have her own platform. >> and are you a lifelong republican? >>
FOX News
Nov 10, 2009 9:00pm EST
and stuart varney in 90 seconds. sean: and tonight in your america even though their health care bill is far from becoming law, some liberals are moving forward with the next item on their left wing agenda and that's climate change. just last week california democrat barbara boxer successfully pushed her energy reform legislation out of committee and some analysts see her efforts as a precursor to the drastic measures that the obama administration could agree to at the u.n. conference on climate change next month in copenhagen. so, will the president sign away america's sovereignty over its own carbon emissions and how would such an agreement effect you and your family. here to sort through all of this is stuart varney from the fox business network and former white house press secretary fox news contributor dana perino. are we going to lose our sovereignty with this? >> let's be clear one thing. successfully passed it out of committee. it might have been the most expensive bill ever passed because she hit the gavel at 9:00. she passed it out at 9:20. she did it through completely party line
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
are soaking america's rich. good morning. richard bellow one more time. richard? u.s.? caller: -- richard? one more time. richard? you with us? caller: good morning. if there was not one drop of oil in the middle east and the united states did not arm israel in their wars, we never would have suffered 9/11. i do nothing anyone would have heard the name osama bin laden. we are going to be there for years and years. they talk about raising taxes on the ridge to pay for this war. they will be paying for it forever. thank you. host: the first official state dinner will be taking place in washington, "obama was big tent leaves out gop big wigs -- obama's big tent believes that gop big wigs. chief among for those not coming, john maynard -- john boehner and eric cantor. the president did not invite john mccain, even though mr. obama pledged a post-partisan presidency. -- presidency." we will have live coverage of the dinner giving way under -- getting way tonight at 9:00. there is also a press conference that will happen at 11:30 eastern time. the arrival ceremony was originally scheduled for the so
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 11:30am EST
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FOX News
Nov 15, 2009 7:00pm EST
city. america's honor the heroes killed at fort hood and a holiday celebration goes haywire, landing four people in the hospital. i'm julie banderas and we're live as fox reports tonight. cold war enemies coming together for a nuclear-free world? as president obama makes his first ever visit to china as commander-in-chief, the u.s. and russia clear a major hurdle for a new armed control deal. in the meantime, the president shares sharp words for another country that's become a thorn in america's side. fallout from the decision to put suspected al-qaeda tris on trial in new york city. democrats defending the move, republicans slamming it. >> when the foreman of that jury stands up and delivers the victim, not empowered by the religious if a natsism, but the constitution, he'll know he's wrong. this seems to be the rights of terrorists and lack of concerns for the public. >> and a plan to put gitmo detainees in america's heartland causing another big controversy. why some in one small town see it as an economic boon. plus, a massive offensive in afghanistan underway right now. u.s. and
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 2:00am EST
children's future? america, if you believe this country is great, but you're not really into that one world government thing, watch out! because the masks are coming off. stand up, follow me! hello, america. if you missed last night's show, go back on-line and watch it or d.v.r. it every day. we showed you people with clear influence around the white house who want to transform this country into something revoluntionary, are almost venezuelan in nature, completely different than what our founders intended. they want to turn us into a country that focuses more on spreading the wealth than actually creating it, a place where success is punished, mediocrity is encouraged. everybody will get a trophy, in favor of a nanny state that just knows better than you do. i can't help but think that we are rat a crossroads. maybe the white house will call me on that statement. did i get that one wrong? i don't think we did. we're at a crossroads. we have to choose. do you want to turn back towards our founders and more freedoms, more personal liberty, and more personal responsibility and ak accountabilit
CNBC
Nov 20, 2009 5:00pm EST
of america, pete, today was actually higher on the session. >> well, if you take a look at bank of america's a great example. look at brocade. take a look at qualcomm. all these names you look at the open interest where it was the biggest. and right now going into today the largest open interest of november options in bankamerica was the 16 call, 16 puts. that led the entire market. take a look at bank of america. all day long starting to close in on what we call that pin, coming right towards those strikes. all three of those names are in the top five or ten in the entire world of the options right now as far as open interest. all three of those names right within ten cents of the close. gives you a little idea. not much going on. i understand what you're saying, joe. for the week, yes, there was some participation. but it was really -- you and i were talking about this before the show. where did we start the week in the s&p 500? around 1090. where did we finish? around 1090. volatility around 22. where did we finish? around 22. we could have taken a powder and just come back on monday fo
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 5:00pm EST
on the importance of philanthropy. later, america's future and the place in the world. at 8:00, the first of three nights of the c-span's original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of the government, starting with the supreme court. >> tomorrow, dawn kpeck ofi an update on the commercial and real-estate markets. then, author of the walmart effect with charles fishman. after that,sidney hart. "washington journal", live on friday, 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. friday, parliament opens its chambers as the youth parliament debates in the house of commons. also, jayson blair on why he fabricated and plagiarized news stories. also, have world the threat's been over height? sunday, two programs on democracy and the internet, including the university of virginia panel. facebook founder chris hughes on how social networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> thanksgiving weekend on c- span, american icons, three nights of original documentaries on the icon mccombs of the three branches of the american government, beginning tonight at 8:00 p.m. ea
WHUT
Nov 28, 2009 7:00pm EST
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." ♪ >> china it joins america with a promise to limit carbon emissions for the first time. trouble in paradise. shares went tumbling around the world. 35 political activists and 22 reporters are murdered. it is the highest number killed in a single attack. iran is insured by the u.n. watchdog over the uranium enrichment program. he makes a splash when he tries to bridge the gap. hello and welcome to a review of the major news stories seen over the last seven days. in one day this week, the world's two biggest leaders announced they would limit carbon emissions for the first time. on wednesday, president obama said he would attend the climate summit and pledged to cut american emissions by 70% by 2020. t reversed the policy of the bush administration. we have this report from washington. >> certain days remind me of why i ran for this office. then the are moments like this. [laughter] >> he was pardoning the thanksgiving turkey. >> you are hereby pardoned. >> but there was serious movement from the white house on climate change. president obama will go to
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 11:00pm EST
in restrain themselves to do more than their duty. capitalism has worked well in america, and we should be thankful. it has only worked well because we have the government guided by a constitution that proscribes legitimate, necessary limits. in so far as government obeys those limits, capitalism will survive. and we will prosper. i find america to be a nation by a large among nations in the world not much in need of prayer. we are prosperous, we're happy, we're living, we are gentle, we are kind. we have risked our own peace to defend the freedoms of others. we are a good mission. here is my prayer for america. i pray that america should have a government that is smart enough to know the goodness of its people, in a decent enough to respected. in respect it by restraining itself. [applause] >> think you, mr. majority leader. >> i did not realize i would disagree with dick on the subject of whether american needs prayer. i think this is a moment where america desperately needs prayer. this country is in a real crisis, and we have people suffering like they have not been suffering since
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 9:00am EST
, there is no group in america, probably not even the jews themselves, which cites more passionately with israel and the war being waged against it by the arab muslim world and which is more steadfast in upholding israel's right to defend itself against its sworn enemies than the so-called religious right. yet instead of forging the pluto alliance for this community, jewish liberals look for ways to justify their refusal to do so. at the same time, perfectly willing to make common cause for the so-called mainline protestant denominations despite the fact that unfriendliness and even outright hostility to israel have become pervasive in that sector of the christian world. a similar situation exists in the strictly political realm here although poll data show self-described conservatives and self-described republicans sympathizing with israel in much greater proportions than liberals self-described liberals that is, and self-described democrats. for example, in a pew survey taken early this year, 60 percent of conservatives sided with israel against a person with the palestinians. whereas a compar
ABC
Nov 14, 2009 7:00am EST
have overtaken one city. can these beleaguered residents fight back? >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is saturday, november 14th. i spent a good part of yesterday reading this book. it's not out in stores yet. we were able to buy a copy, though. and there are some really interesting things in there. stories, including why someone on her campaign thought that palin might need a nutritionist. >> it is the most-anticipated book in recent memory. you get a sneak peek coming up. >>> also this morning, if you've ever given up junk food, maybe you understand the results of one new study that says foods like burgers and fries and doughnuts are just as hard to kick as cocaine and heroin. and we look at how fatty foods affect your brain. and with that knowledge, might help you kick the habit. >>> life stiles of the rich and infamous. would you like to own bernie madoff's watch or mets jacket? the antiques roadshow guys will be with us to tell us what madoff's loot is worth. and proceeds go toeimbursing ththousands of victims that lost their investments in his scam. >>> and justin be
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 9:00pm EST
this is terrorism. >> right. we used to acclimate new immigrants to america to become americans. it is the victim culture. on 9/11, they became the number one victims. no one will act when he is going around saying infidels' need to be be headed. after, the suspect shoots 13 dead, and what do we have from the staff of the army? it would be bad if diversity is a casualty. that is crazy, but that is what the victim culture leads to. you cannot imagine them keeping someone who talks like this -- sean: the media in particular and our government bend over backwards. they knew about this guy and they knew about it for long time. it is not something they just discovered. what is the real reason why they are doing this? >> the same thing before 9/11, remember? some of the agents out in arizona called in and said, we are seeing arabs taking flight lessons. the office in washington shut that down. here, the doctor is sitting listening to the seminar on how the koran calls for be heading infidels and thought something was askew. there were lots of reports in. the army did nothing. this is the behavior you e
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 2:00am EST
's look at the democratic primary voters. they are not the heartbeat of america. political parties -- they have certain beliefs. they are allowed to have beliefs. we have a large chunk of middle america -- they are not the same. the people who serve in the house and senate have ideology. we have resolution among these differences. but with 40 votes in the senate, 177 in the house, those people who have survived are not -- they are the people who feel most strongly about the size of government and we are not going to vote for these bills. olympia snowe is a good example. she has a great feeling about the center in maine. we have seen this since 1978. this number, this is 176. the republican vote came after 2018. he was with the leadership because he would not be there for 218. the public auction is the same thing that means that this is too much government health care. this is not acceptable for what we think should happen. mitt romney passed a mandate, and it said, you do not need this for public out -- for a public auction -- public option. >> is it possible for a president to hav
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 1:00pm EST
of the contract with america and the flat tax. she remained -- he approaches any subjects as internet, a government in general with one statement -- freedom of works. please welcome, dick armey. [applause] >> let me introduce somebody that every time i hear the name, dick armey's ideological soul mate. arianna huffington -- [laughter] is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of 12 books. she is co-host of "left, right and center," in may, 2005, she launched a news again blog site that has quickly become not only one of the most widely read and the most influential in the media and in political circles. in 2006, time magazine put her on the list of the time 100, their list of the world's most influential leaders. in 2009, she was named one of the most influential women and media by forbes. cordially from greece, huffington moved to england and graduated from cambridge with a master's in economics. she is known for her bold and fearlessness and believes in saying what needs to be said in doing what needs to be done, to leave and succeed. she is a prolific author with titles inclu
CNN
Nov 22, 2009 5:00pm EST
. in america we think a lot about south asia. and we now call it afpac. fixated on stabilizing afghanistan, washington seems to be relying more and more heavily on pakistan to tackle the taliban problem. in doing so, more disushingly, washington seems to be adopting the world view of the pakistani army, an army that created the taliban and despite $10 billion of aid from the united states, has taken no serious steps to dismantle it. pakistan's long-standing position has been that it has a right to see a pro-pakistani government in afghanistan. the respected expert harrison noted that in an interview him in 1988, pakistan's president demanded "a regime to our liking in kabul." last year a pakistani general told the director of the cia, quote, that pakistan has to support the taliban in afghanistan otherwise india will rein. and now general stan mcchrystal has echoed the pakistani line by increasing indian influence to afghanistan is likely to exacerbate. pakistan and afghanistan here in trouble. but dysfunctional small states don't create opportunities for political stability and world orde
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 12:30am EST
as a result of the contributions of the european union, america and some of the richest countries of the world. we will do everything in our power to secure a climate change agreement in copenhagen. >> thank you, mr. speaker. whatever are the individual speakers on afghanistan there's clarity on the mission. the prime minister has said we're in afghanistan to protect british people against terrorism. and yet almost in the same breath threatens to pull out of the country if president karzai can't clean up his corrupt government. these are contradictory messages they are sending out mixed signals. can the prime minister now square that circle?vu >> we are in the country because of the threat to britain. a threat that has been seen over eight years as a result of projected and actual terrorist defenses in our country. three-quarters of which come from afghanistan and pakistan and mainly the borders of pakistan. that is why we are there to protect the streets of britain. i was right to ask president karzai to give us assurances about how in his second term he would tackle corruption. he has now an
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 7:00am EST
approach should use? caller: he should not make america look weak, which is what he is doing. host: baltimore, up next. we are asking about the president's foreign policy. subtle and strategic or weak and naive? caller: i think he is subtle and strategic. i am concerned about the earlier caller said -- and said that force is the american way. that is horrible. we should be able to compromise, talk with each other, and except differences. -- accept differences. for americans to be that forceful, i am more scared of them then i am of what others can do to us. host: when you say that we should be trying to talk, talk about the president's speech that he is making on tuesday. what are you expecting to hear from the speech and how does that apply? caller: i do not want him to go to war. unfortunately that is a big part of life sometimes. you have to use of force. i think it he has discussed this for awhile with us. the previous administration has gone in without talking. if i know that i have to use force sometimes, it can be necessary, but i think that the way that the president did it
HLN
Nov 15, 2009 7:00am EST
and govern america from the left is failing quickly and decisively. bill crystal says our task is to minimize the damage and use the next three years to lay the ground work intelligently for a new era that can conserve prosperity and revitalize pennsylvania from the republican line. sit worth the price? >> no. i come to the point where i don't even feel that way as a republican. i think look what happened here with hasan and the response of our media and that attack at fort hood and look at that and also the way that we are looking at things internally, you know we have the chief of the staff in t$e army saying after somebody slaughtered all t$ese people diversity is your greatest string and then you go to this diverse place. tribal and ethnic diversity in afghanistan and iraq and you see that, that's really not a string strength in reality. diversity of this all over the world is endless strife and bloodshed and we're not - our democracy was born out of anglo-saxon civilization. and with democracy it's really a simple thing really. so i don't know why we have to point a bayon et to make the
HLN
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
the federal government's role in the bank of america/merrill lynch murder of 2008. live coverage from the house oversight committee begins at 10:00 on cspan 3. later in the day, a look at the u.s. response to the h1n1 flu virus. the senate, and security department -- the senate homeland security department will look at the government role. president barack obama continues his asia trip. he met with met withhu jintao and the two leaders spoke about relations between the two countries. topics included all the major issues of the day. this is from china's state-run television. >> i would like to extend a warm welcome to proceed on his state visit. welcome to china. i had a very good talk with president barack obama. the two sides hadn't in-depth exchange of views on how to further financial relationship and our major regional and international issues of shared interests. the two sides reached broad, important agreements. the talks were candid, constructive, and very fruitful. both president barack obama and i believe that the international situation at present continues to undergo profou
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
's unemployment rate will stay elevated for years. >> oh, my goodness, this is just bad news for america. >> it does, especially after yesterday's news about the real unemployment rate. in october, the figure hit 10th.2%, a 26-year high. >> we talked about how it's going to affect the elections in 2010 around here because we talk about politics, but this recession may affect the 2012 election and the 2014 election. when we talk about, mort, that we've reset the economy, that we're not going to be driven by just crazed consumerism, that means something. we either start building things here in this country again, or this economy doesn't turn around, and people don't get back to work. and maybe, just maybe one day washington politicians will start focusing on that. >> you know what it brings forward too is a really dysfunctional political system to address these issues. they put together a stimulus program, and so much of it goes to pet projects of the individual congressmen and senators and so much of it gets dislieutenanted. it doesn't really focus in on the problem. here we are a year la
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 1:00pm EST
general motors and chrysler? governments don't own big companies in america. what ruptured? what ruptured is the concern that there is way too much in spending and to be fair, it's not the president's fault. but when you say -- and the combined the billions of dollars, there is one huge massive spending and as a stimulus package. . >> what happens is the republican party has a lot of troubles. we put on the brakes and send a missile. that was to park. -- that was too far. many private people said there will be a bill and we're better off negotiating in good faith because there is going to be a bill. what is going to happen is this possibility, which is the a.m .a is there because they thought they would get a deal. if it does not get fixed, i do not know where they will be. hospitals are there because they said they would have 9066%6% coverage. >> why do you think the industry support did not translate into republicans support? >> we're down to 170 boats. at 177 votes, the sport gentleman in new orleans. ok, we could lose that seat. at 177 seats, there are not a lot of seats you can lose.
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 9:00am EST
of the united states of america. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> prime minister, members of the indians delegation, on behalf of michelle and myself it's a great pleasure to welcome you to the white house. on behalf of the american people it's my honor to welcome you to the united states. mr. prime minister yours is the official state visit of my presidency, and it's fitting that you and india be so recognized. this visit reflects the highest esteem in which i and the american people hold your wise leadership. it affects the bonds of respect and friendship between our people, including our friends in the indian american community who join us here today. but above all your visit at this pivotal moment in history speaks to the opportunity before us, to build the relationship between our nations born in the last century into one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century. for a while our two nations have taken different paths to reach this moment, ours in a common story, it's a story of two proud people that struggle to break free from an empire and declare independence. and democracy with constitutions t
PBS
Nov 23, 2009 5:30pm EST
. >> it is more than six years as britain and america sent forces to topple the government of saddam hussein. it was one of the most controversial foreign-policy decisions of recent decades. >> we will stand up for what we know to be right. >> then-prime minister tony blair believes passionately the war was justified. >> others thought differently, and hundreds of thousands marched in the streets of britain in protest. now five privy councilors, all appointed by downing street, will investigate how and why britain went to war. they insist they are not government's placement. they say the inquiry will not be a whitewash. >> when you set up an independent inquiry of this sort, you said the members free to do what they will. our determination is to do, not merely a thorough job, but one that is frank and will bear public scrutiny. >> inquiry will hear from key witnesses, people like the former ambassador to the united nations, the former chairman of the political committee empowered chief of mi6, and the chief of mi6 a the time of invasion. examinations show there were critical shortcomings. on
ABC
Nov 25, 2009 7:00am EST
sausages. all of the taste, none of the prep. >>> good morning, america on this wednesday, november 25th. and this morning, breaking news. toyota set to announce today, it will replace the gas pedals on millions of america's most popular cars, after our reporting on pedals getting stuck in floor mat, causing deadly accidents. >>> the great getaway is under way. with america taking cheaper routes home this year, we're live on the roads. and sam has the weather trouble spots for you. >>> we take you inside the president's first state dinner. from the menu. to the music. to the dress so many are talking abou >>> walmart and amazon faceoff. duking it out for your holiday dollars. just how low will they go? >> donny and kym. >> and donny osmond is crowned "dancing with the stars" champion. the three finalists have flown all night to dance one last time for you, live in times square. >>> and we do say good morning, america. i'm robin roberts, live here in washington. chris cuomo, there in new york. diane has the morning off. and, chris, i've got to tell you, undoubtedly, the state dinner last
WHUT
Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
is a suggestion from sir peter rickets that in america, for cybill, they were talking about regime changed two years before the war. can you shed any light on that? >> he said there were voices in washington talking about regime change early on. one of the witnesses was asked about the attitude and approach in britain. he said that no one had suggested regime change in government here at that early stage. bear in mind that the iraq conflict began in the early part of 2003. we're talking about almost a couple of years before that. we have not yet begun talking about the long and intense debate in the latest ages of 2002 that led to resolution 1441. >> there have been two earlier inquiries in britain. in what sense do you think this one will be different? >> the previous inquiries dealt with specific aspects of the iraq conflict. this is meant to be a comprehensive and wide-ranging inquiry that takes in everything about the iraq conflict over an eight-year period. there was pressure on the government to call a definitive inquiry. the government made it clear it would only happen after british op
ABC
Nov 27, 2009 7:00am EST
medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. ♪ when black friday comes >>> good morning, america. this morning, cha-ching. that's the sound retailers are hoping to hear on this black friday. we'll tell you how the sellers are planning to lure you in the stores. and where you can find the best deals right now. >>> a young american vanishes in europe. and his parents frantically plead for help. what happened? how did he disappear from one moment to the next? we hear from his father. >>> new details on the white house party-crashers. the secret service launches a massive investigation to get to the bottom of the security breach. and in a "gma" exclusive, we asked two long-time friends if the couple in question is addicted to the spotlight. >>> a startling, new medical study out warns that the number of diabetics will double in the next 25 years. and the cost of caring for them could triple. what to do to protect yourself. ♪ i'm dreaming >>> and dreaming of a white house christmas. what's more than 18 feet tall and 1,500 pounds? the white house christmas tree. this morning, we have
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 10:00am EST
night at 8:00 eastern, the supreme court, home to america's highest court, reveals the building in ex quiz it detail through the eyes of supreme court justices. friday at 8:00 p.m. eastern -- our visit shows the grand public places as well as those rarely-seen spaces. and saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern, the capitol. the history, art and architecture of one of america's most symbolic structures. american icons, three memorable nights, thursday, friday and saturday at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. get your own copy of american icons. a d.v.d. set. order online at c-span.org/store. >> regulating the internet. one of the topics monday with meredith atwell baker, the newest f.c.c. commissioner. the communicates on c-span 2. >> president barack obama hosted his first state dinner last night. the event honoring the india's prime minister was set in a tent on the east lawn. he hosted indian prime minister manmohan singh. here's a look. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama, accompanied by his ex lensy, the prime minister of the mrs. kahr. [hail to t
CNN
Nov 25, 2009 12:00am EST
and the people of america a very, very happy thanksgiving. ladies and gentlemen -- [ applause ] -- i invite you to join me in a toast to the health and happiness of president barack obama and the first lady, mrs. obama, the friendly people of the united states of america and stronger and stronger friendship between india and the united states of america. >> cheers. cheers. >> thank you. thank you, everybody. enjoy your evening. >> larry: and the dinner begins. this is an outdoor dinner. it's under a tent on the south lawn of the white house. i've attended a couple of these. the ones i attended were inside. they hold a lot more people there. we'll have a major panel discussing all this. i want to get a word or two with sally quinn, who will be with us, the co-founder of on faith at washingtonpost.com and she's launched the party, a column on entertaining in the style tex of "the post." how important are these dinners, sally? >> i think the prime minister said it best when he said strategic partnership. you heard their toast. it wasn't anything about music, flowers -- well, it was some, but it wa
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
of america, i hope the president, after delaying this long, comes up with an exit strategy. that would make it worthwhile. we've been there eight years, no exit strategy put forward by the bush administration. none. in fact, a lot of us are now asking -- a lot of people in the foreign policy community are asking, why are we even there? what are we trying to achieve? we're trying to beat the taliban, al qaeda, trying to set up a stable government? we haven't answered the basic questions in eight years. >> and i hope he really, really focuses on explaining that. savannah is reporting there may be a prime time speech involved here. >> good. >> i think that's important. this president hasn't exposed himself enough. >> stop it. i think this is important because it really, really, really affects the future of our country. >> three reallies put in there about the future of our country, it must be important. what else is going on? >>> meantime tonight president obama hosts his first dinner at the white house. names on the guest list, deepak chopra, oprah winfrey, ari emanuel, steven spielberg, jeff
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 11:30am EST
dramatic that the pentagon now sees china as a challenge to america's military presence in asia. china, economy. total gdp, china 8 trillion, u.s. 14.34 trillion. labor force, china 800 million. u.s. 154 million. billionaires, china 79. u.s. 391. millionaires, choo -- china 400,000, u.s. 9 million. automobile production, china 9.3 million cars in 2008. second in the world. u.s. 8.7 million in 2008, third in the world. banking, china leads. three of the world's top four largest banks, u.s. one of the world's top four. green energy, china leads winds, solar and biofuels expecting to reduce carbon emissions by 2020 by 20%. u.s. 15% carbon reduction by 2020. the u.s./china equation. china is the biggest holder of u.s. debt. it holds $800 billion worth of u.s. debt. with that $800 billion wealth, china can buy chicago twice. shanghai world expo starts may 1, 2010. communism? china says forget about it. >> people have a very bad memory of a period in china like 30 years ago. so when the government becomes rich, everybody wants to become rich. >> question. is china today more capitalist or mo
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
in the biography, right? right. hilary rosen was in the recording industry association of america. she is also a member of rock the vote. ted devine, i saw him on the moon walk this morning. he was getting done its on jackson square. i think you have 17 winning democratic campaigns. you worked for kerry and gorda. -- gore. we have kiki mclean. president callan nasa may -- president how one asked mcowen t influence do they have on what the candidates will say or are you just a hired gun who is not there to provide the device? -- provide the advice? >> the fact is that sometimes we work for candidates. i think we believe in all of the candidates, even if they are people we just met and have not known long time before we work for them. but, in some cases, we do work with somebody we have known for many years. in which case, we may have influence on them. there are a lot of public policy issues that are not clear, black and white issues. there are grey areas. and a lot of people, even if they have a strong set up and suppose, have to think about it or analyze it, discuss it, and determine where to
WHUT
Nov 3, 2009 11:00pm EST
foreign leaders who stop at this table they worry about the deficit. does america have too much debt that it cannot bring the political will to do something about it. >> rose: well, let's realize we actually have two deficits. one is e fiscal deficit this which we need to bring down, but we also have this g.d.p. deaf which we are trying to work our way out of. >> rose: explain the g.d.p. deficit meaning. >> there's a gap between how much the economy could produce and how much it's currently producing which at the beginning of this year was estimated to amount to more than a trillion dollars. to start to fill that hole, we had to take steps like the recovery act to try to get the economy back on its feet. so the problem would be challenging if it were just a fiscal one. but we have the dual deficits and need to address both. and that makes it even more challenging. >> rose: because the current accounts deficit as well. >> which is a reflection... now one of the striking things is we really are living in an exceptional time. normally higher budget deficits-- and, again, last year we ha
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